An introduction to qualified one way costs shifting: New CPR 44.13-17 – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted May 1st, 2013 in appeals, civil procedure rules, costs, damages, fees, news by sally

“In ‘part-payment’ for the loss of recoverability of the CFA success fee, Lord Justice Jackson gave Claimants a 10% uplift on general damages, which was enacted in rather peculiar fashion by the Court of Appeal in Simmons v Castle by means that can only be described as ‘judicial legislating’.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 19th April 2013